An Evening of Blurt in Chicago


The Empty Bottle, April 15, 2000

($1,000 raised for the Cabrini Green Tutoring Program)



Photos by Phil Velasquez



The Lester Bangs Memorial Tribute Band

(Who says critics are those who can't do it themselves?)


Brian Beck (Cool Hat fanzine) and J.R. Jones (Chicago Reader).



Kiki Yablon (Chicago Reader) and Steve Knopper (freelance/Chicago Tribune).



The author (Chicago Sun-Times).



The legendary Jon Langford (Mekons, Waco Brothers) channels the spirit of Lester Bangs.



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